Airbox question.

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Sat Sep 6 21:34:14 EDT 2003

> From: SuffolkD at
> Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2003 23:07:18 EDT
> To: 200q20v at
> Subject: Re: Airbox question.
> So I found the hidden slotted screw and proceed to take it out.
> Actually, two of us torqued the hell out of it and with the correct blade
> screw driver & never slipped.  BUT WE stretched the bolt and snapped the head
> off.
Too bad!  Apparently haden't ever been removed in the car's life in salt
enviroment.  Was the filter dirty?
> So now I'm interested in trying to figure out if the back of the air box
> (towards the firewall)
> is supposed to have a clip to hold it together.
> IF IT IS supposed to have one like the two on the front of the airbox, where
> can I get one?
One on the rear inside if the box, just like the two on the front.  Should
be a dealer item.  I can't find my spares, or I'd give you one.
> And why should a bolt into brass threads set in plastic sieze?  Different
> metals?
Chauk it up to a corrosive enviroment and lack of use.

> (I forget the term to describe the different metals corrosion.)
> TIA -Scott in BOSTON

More information about the 200q20v mailing list